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Veterans Can Train And Adopt Service Dogs Under A New Law Signed By Biden

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| The Department of Veterans Affairs program aims to connect service dogs in training to veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.

He's In Prison For Killing A Trooper. Now, Some Black Police Groups Want Him Released


Sundiata Acoli, a former member of the Black Panther party, was convicted for the 1973 death of a New Jersey state trooper. His supporters say the 84 year old has been a model prisoner.

On Her Last Stop In Southeast Asia, VP Harris Emphasizes Human And Worker Rights


Harris participated in events on Thursday in Vietnam that elevated activists in a region known for its challenges and restrictions to human rights.

Harris Says The U.S. Will Provide Vietnam 1 Million More Vaccine Doses


The vice president made the announcement during her trip to Southeast Asia. It's part of the Biden administration's push to strengthen its alliances in the region to counter China's influence

VP Harris' Flight Delayed After Possible 'Havana Syndrome' Incident in Hanoi


Harris' trip from Singapore to the Vietnamese capital was delayed by roughly three hours. The U.S. Embassy in Hanoi reported "a recent possible anomalous health incident" that affected embassy staff.

Here's What A Taliban-Controlled Afghanistan May Mean For China


What Beijing has offered the Taliban so far is an open hand and a hint of legitimacy. Taliban leaders have pledged to leave Chinese interests alone and not to harbor anti-China extremist groups.


WHO Calls For A Delay In Booster Shots To Prioritize Under-Vaccinated Countries


WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus suggested that giving out booster shots in countries with high vaccination rates could lead to more dangerous coronavirus variants across the globe.

The Focus Must Stay On Evacuations, Not On The Exit From Afghanistan, Harris Says


The vice president spoke at a news conference in Singapore alongside Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, who offered the use of his country's air force to assist with evacuations.

This Is How The White Population Is Actually Changing Based On New Census Data


The white population is still the largest racial group in the U.S. Whether it is declining depends on how you define "white." Narrow definitions, researchers warn, can be misleading and dangerous.